"The Mural Art of Kotohira-gu Shrine" Exhibition

The University Art Museum - Tokyo University of the Arts

poster for "The Mural Art of Kotohira-gu Shrine" Exhibition

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This exhibition introduces cultural properties from Kotohira-gu, otherwise known as Kompira-san in Kanagawa prefecture. About 130 screen paintings have been installed in the museum space, recreating the splendor of the original space.



From 2007-07-07 To 2007-09-09
Closed on Mondays (except July 16th & August 27th), July 17th (Tue), & August 25th (Sat)



seasail: (2007-07-22 at 08:07)


donald_japantimes: (2007-08-10 at 11:08)

Hidden treasures of Shikoku revealed
By Michael Dunn
Special to The Japan Times

There is a wonderful Japanese sense of composition, revealing just the center part of a tree-trunk, or the tips of hanging branches, which gives the impression that you are looking out of a window. One can only envy the chief priest's lifestyle on seeing other wall paintings by Gantai — above the shoji screens and just below the ceiling fly flocks of brilliantly colored butterflies on shimmering gold ...


frf_momo36: (2007-09-09 at 23:09)


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